The work of the emergency physicians and nurses together will lead to a process of effective care and communications and then reduce blocking behaviors by staff in the admitting areas of the hospital.
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There are a growing number of sources to use for best practices in the admission process. It is the opportunity to use them to bend the curve of boarding time that will improve the care and service of all ED patients.
- Wiler JL, Welch S, Pines J, et al. Emergency department performance measures update. Acad Emerg Med. 2015;22:542-553.
- Rosenau AM, Augustine JJ, Jones S, et al. The growing evidence of the value of emergency care. Acad Emerg Med. 2015;22:224-226.